[CentOS] atime, relatime query

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Wed Feb 3 20:45:46 UTC 2010


Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:

> But in a production db server, which is backed up by HP DP, is it
> advisable to mount with noatime?

noatime typically helps when dealing with lots of files, most DB servers
have a small number of files that are large in size, so noatime is
likely not to provide any noticeable improvement I think.

nate




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